Species introduced to Australia from other countries prey on native species, compete with them for food and homes, spread exotic diseases, spread weed seeds and damage habitats. E.g. sheep, cattle, foxes, cats, tropical fish.
Activities such as over-utilisation (taking too many), poaching, killing and illegal trade can threaten wildlife.
Pollutants such as fertilisers, pesticides, herbicides and chemical wastes can threaten wildlife.
WE URGE YOU TO PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO COMPLETE THE FORM AVAILABLE HERE
Many times it is only the sightings reported by people who care reporting their local sightings that gives local councils and governments background information about wildlife that live in an area being investigated for further development of infrastructures for people.
The link to the form is in the left column under the mini calendar.
We plan to provide some suggestions for identifying animals birds etc if you are uncertain. Queensland Museum is always helpful and is used to confirm unusual sightings.